Chelsie Giles ended Team GB’s wait for a medal at Tokyo 2020 by winning judo bronze in the women’s -52kg category.
Giles saw off Switzerland’s world number five Fabienne Kocher by ippon.
The 24-year-old lost to Japan’s Uta Abe in the quarter-finals, but was handed a reprieve via the repechage after Abe reached the final.
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Giles beat Belgium’s Charline van Snick to give herself a medal shot, which she took with aplomb by beating Kocher in the bronze-medal bout.
Abe then struck gold for the host nation in the final against France’s Amandine Buchard, moments before brother Hifumi Abe defeated Georgia's Vazha Margvelashvili in the men's -66kg competition. It is the first time siblings have won gold on the same day at an Olympics.
Watch the moment Giles and Team GB win first medal in Tokyo
Team GB's taekwondo debutant Bradly Sinden, who has already beaten the defending Olympic champion, is guaranteed at least a silver medal in the men’s -68kg category. His final takes place at 13:45 BST.
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